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CALS In the News for the Week of July 14 – July 21

Mosquito News

Mosquito capable of transmitting Zika virus found in Dane County, officials say
Wisconsin Public Radio, 7/17/2017
Mentioned: Department of Entomology

Doctor & expert calm fears after mosquito capable of carrying Zika is found in Dane County
WKOW 27, 7/18/2017
Quoted: Susan Paskewitz, Entomology

UW center plays key role in finding Zika-transmitting mosquito in state
University of Wisconsin-Madison, 7/19/2017
Quoted: Susan Paskewitz, Entomology

Heavy rains bring high numbers of floodwater mosquitoes
Channel 3000.com, 7/17/2017
Quoted: P.J. Liesch, Entomology

GLBRC Receives Funding

Federal Funding Heading (Again) To Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center
Wisconsin Public Radio, 7/19/2017
Quoted: Tim Donohue, Bacteriology

Energy jolt: UW-Madison to get funding for bioenergy center
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 7/17/2017
Quoted: Tim Donohue, Bacteriology

New grant will shift focus of UW-Madison alternative fuel research center away from ethanol
Madison.com, 7/17/2017
Quoted: Tim Donohue, Bacteriology
Pictured: Justin Mobley, Biochemistry

New grant will shift focus of UW-Madison alternative fuel research center away from ethanol
La Crosse Tribune (AP), 7/17/2017
Quoted: Tim Donohue, Bacteriology
Pictured: Justin Mobley, Biochemistry

Additional dollars awarded for biofuels research
Brownfield Ag News, 7/17/2017
Mentioned: Tim Donohue, Bacteriology

News

The West is on Fire. Blame the Housing Crisis
Wired, 7/18/2017
Quoted: Volker Radeloff, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

Trempealeau County dairy farmer seeking more than $6 million in stray voltage suit
Madison.com, 7/17/2017
Quoted: Doug Reinemann, Biological Systems Engineering

Growing the future
Channel 3000, 7/21/2017
Quoted: Dick Cates, Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems
Quoted: Michelle Miller, Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems

The next big pipeline protest?
Madison Magazine, 7/19/2017
Written by: Patty Loew, Life Sciences Communication

Big Ideas at UW-Madison
Madison Magazine, 7/20/2017
Mentioned: Department of Genetics

Big Idea: Helping lactating women through a discovery in dairy cows
Madison Magazine, 7/20/2017
Quoted: Laura Hernandez, Dairy Science

Sharon Corrigan: Healthy farms and healthy lakes must go hand in hand
Madison.com, 7/14/2017
Mentioned: Rebecca Larson, Biological Systems Engineering

Know Your Madisonian: UW-Madison professor studies public attitudes about government efforts to improve lakes
Madison.com, 7/14/2017
Mentioned: Adena Rissman, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

Door County’s Peninsular Research Station Keeps Fight Against Pests Going While Battling Cuts
Door County Daily News, 7/18/2017
Quoted: Matt Stasiak, Agricultural Research Stations

Grassland Still Looks For Other Market As Dropped Producers Respond
AgWeb, 7/18/2017
Quoted: Mark Stephenson, Center for Dairy Profitability

Hard cider apples in 12 states: Industry survey findings
Fruit Growers News, 7/20/2017
Mentioned: Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems

MSU names new animal science chair
Michigan Farm Bureau – Michigan’s Voice of Agriculture, 7/19/2017
Mentioned: Pamela Ruegg, Dairy Science

Taking Over As Trade Show Manager
Wisconsin Farm Report, 7/20/2017
Mentioned: Crystal Ripp, Alumna, Dairy Science and Life Sciences Communication

Ripp Returns to WDE as Trade Show Manager
Hoard’s Dairyman, 7/19/2017
Mentioned: Crystal Ripp, Alumna, Dairy Science and Life Sciences Communication

Many ideas, few solutions offered at dairy summit
Wisconsin Agriculturist, 7/20/2017
Quoted: Mark Stephenson, Center for Dairy Profitability

Training Series to Help Farmers Sell Local Food to Schools
Wisconsin Ag Connection, 7/19/2017
Quoted: Vanessa Herald, Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems

Agronomy Field Day to Focus on Managing Nitrogen
Wisconsin Ag Connection, 7/16/2017
Mentioned: Carrie Laboski, Soil Science

Babcock offers new conference
Agri-View, 7/17/2017
Mentioned: Department of Food Science

Corn disease management decisions
Morning Ag Clips, 7/19/2017
Mentioned: Damon Smith, Plant Pathology

Public invited to horticulture field day
Morning Ag Clips, 7/19/2017
Mentioned: West Madison Agricultural Research Station

Training to help farmers sell food to schools
Morning Ag Clips, 7/20/2017
Quoted: Vanessa Herald, Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems

On-farm training for farmers, community leaders
Morning Ag Clips, 7/18/2017
Mentioned: Randy Shaver, Dairy Science

Late blight in potatoes and tomatoes
Morning Ag Clips, 7/18/2017
Quoted: Amanda Gevens, Plant Pathology

 

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